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03 May 2016
Global Fish Farming News from Ireland Irish Shellfish Farmers Await National Strategic Plan
IRELAND - Farmers of oysters, mussels and other shellfish will converge at an Irish Farmers' Association (IFA) conference in Athlone on May 19 to discuss issues...
26 February 2016
Global Fish Farming News from Ireland Major Breakthrough in Ammonia/Nitrite Control for Aquaculture
IRELAND - They say you can’t teach an old dog new tricks... but a small Bio-Tech company in Dublin, Ireland is about to change all that!...
25 February 2016
Global Fish Farming News from Ireland Ireland to Invest Millions in Harbours
IRELAND - The Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Simon Coveney today announced details of a €4.5m package to assist in the development and repair of...
26 January 2016
Global Fish Farming News from Ireland Reviewing Aquaculture Licensing Crucial to the Sector
IRELAND - Welcoming the announcement of schemes for the seafood sector under the European Maritime and Fisheries Fund (EMFF), the Irish Farmers Association (IFA)...
18 January 2016
Global Fish Farming News from Ireland €240M Development Programme Launched for Irish Seafood Sector
IRELAND - The Minister for Agriculture Food and the Marine, Simon Coveney has launched eight schemes to start implementation of Ireland’s new €240 million EMFF...
14 January 2016
Global Fish Farming News from Ireland Ireland's Seafood Exports Continue to Grow
IRELAND - In 2015 it is estimated that the value of Irish food and drink exports increased by 3 per cent to exceed €10.8 billion for the first time....
12 January 2016
Global Fish Farming News from Ireland €18M Allocated for Fishery Harbours, Storm Damage Repairs
IRELAND - Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Simon Coveney has announced details of an €18 million Capital Investment Package in 2016 for the development...
05 January 2016
Global Fish Farming News from Ireland Report Finds Irish Land-based Aquaculture Needs Investment
IRELAND - A comprehensive study on the potential of land based fish farming in Ireland strongly supports investment in new facilities for the freshwater portion...
18 December 2015
Global Fish Farming News from Ireland Ireland Secures €131m in Whitefish Quotas
IRELAND - The Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Simon Coveney T.D. announced that he has secured 36,886 tonnes of whitefish quotas for Irish fishermen...
14 December 2015
Global Fish Farming News from Ireland Aquaculture Targets Unreachable Unless Licence Backlog, Regulations Addressed
IRELAND - The aquaculture targets set out in the national Seafood Operational Programme are unlikely to be met unless there is a reform of state regulations and...
07 December 2015
Global Fish Farming News from Ireland Oyster Production a Big Player in Irish Rural Economy
IRELAND - A new report, by top agri-food economist Professor Alan Renwick, reveals that oysters contribute €58 million to the Irish rural economy. ...
27 November 2015
Global Fish Farming News from Ireland Fishermen Knowledge Needed for Scientific Eel Study
IRELAND - A new collaborative research initiative, involving Inland Fisheries Ireland (IFI) scientists and a number of former eel fishermen, aims to further develop...
23 November 2015
Global Fish Farming News from Ireland Ireland Agrees New Scheme for Migrant Workers in Fishing Industry
IRELAND - Following a report by the Guardian newspaper that revealed labour abuse and illegal workers in the Irish fishing industry, the government's Task Force,...
09 November 2015
Global Fish Farming News from Ireland Government Taskforce Holds First Meeting on Fishing Industry Illegal Labour Allegations
IRELAND - Last Thursday the Irish Minister for Agriculture Food and the Marine, Simon Coveney, chaired the first meeting of the Government Taskforce on allegations...
04 November 2015
Global Fish Farming News from Ireland Guardian Newspaper Discovers Labour Abuse in Irish Fishing Industry
IRELAND - A new investigation by the Guardian newspaper has documented labour abuse and illegal migrant workers on board Irish prawn and whitefish fishing trawlers....
22 September 2015
Global Fish Farming News from Ireland New Salmon Farm Approved for Bantry Bay
IRELAND - Ireland’s position as a high quality, low-volume supplier of organically certified salmon from Europe’s westernmost Atlantic coast has received a boost...
16 September 2015
Global Fish Farming News from Ireland Salmon Farms Can Have a Significant Impact on Wild Salmon and Trout, says New Study
EUROPE - A scientific paper has just been published on the effects of sea lice on sea trout stocks....
02 September 2015
Global Fish Farming News from Ireland Hundreds of Fish Killed in Crayfish Plague Outbreak in Ireland
IRELAND - An outbreak of crayfish plague has been discovered in the River Erne in the Cavan region of Ireland....
20 August 2015
Global Fish Farming News from Ireland Irish Aquaculture Promoted to Canadians in Cork Meeting
IRELAND - The Irish Farmers Association (IFA) Aquaculture Section hosted 40 members of the fish farming sector from Canada last week to experience Ireland’s aquaculture,...
21 July 2015
Global Fish Farming News from Ireland Ireland Commits €5.6 million to Fishing Industry Training
IRELAND - The Irish government has allocated €5.6 million to training in the fishing industry to 2020. The commitment comes as the Minister for Agriculture, Food...
07 July 2015
Global Fish Farming News from Ireland New Irish Agri Food Sector Strategy to Improve Aquaculture Access
IRELAND - Plans for a new ten year strategy for the Irish agri food sector has been announced by government. The new ten year strategy, Food Wise 2025, projects...
18 June 2015
Global Fish Farming News from Ireland Minister Calls for Staged New Rules for Setting Fish Quotas and Ending Discards
IRELAND - Minister Simon Coveney has outlined the major issues of importance for Ireland in the preparation for setting Quotas for 2016 at the EU Agriculture and...
16 June 2015
Global Fish Farming News from Ireland Draft Plan for Sustainable Irish Aquaculture Development Up for Public Review
IRELAND - A public consultation on a draft National Strategic Plan for Sustainable Aquaculture Development proposing 24 actions and initiatives to boost the sustainable...
10 June 2015
Global Fish Farming News from Ireland Discard Rules Agreed by North Western European Waters
IRELAND - North Western Waters (NWW) Group of EU Member States has unanimously agreed on a Discards Plan....
29 May 2015
Global Fish Farming News from Ireland Ireland Announces Razor Clam Sustainability Measures
IRELAND - The Irish Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Simon Coveney, has announced the introduction of national management measures for razor clams....
27 May 2015
Global Fish Farming News from Ireland Proposed Ban on Seabass Fishing Around Ireland Welcomed
IRELAND - The Irish minister responsible for fisheries has welcomed EU proposals to prevent fishing for seabass around Ireland....
29 April 2015
Global Fish Farming News from Ireland International Blue Whiting Fishery Negotiations Make Progress
IRELAND - The international sharing arrangement for the blue whiting stocks has broken down, but negotiations for a new settlement taking place in Ireland have made...
15 April 2015
Global Fish Farming News from Ireland €3.1m AquaSmart Project Helping Fish Farms
IREALAND - Irish tech experts have joined industry and research partners across the EU and Israel on a pooled research and technology project which is set to boost...
30 March 2015
Global Fish Farming News from Ireland €241 Million to Develop Irish Seafood Sector
IRELAND - A new €241 million development programme for the Irish seafood sector for the period up to 2020 has been announced by the Minister for Agriculture, Food...
23 March 2015
Global Fish Farming News from Ireland Agriculture Helping Irish Economic Recovery
IRELAND - Irish Farmers Association (IFA) President Eddie Downey has said the latest strong growth figures for the Irish economy for 2014 show clearly the major...
 
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